The head of Ukrainian government Arseniy Yatsenyuk said that his country mirror will respond to the introduction of Russia from January 1 of the food embargo.
"regarding the embargo. I wish to clearly note that the Russian danger on the introduction of embargo against Ukrainian subjects from 1 January will get the same specular response of the Ukrainian authorities. Every decision of the Russian embargo against Ukraine will be Similar to the Ukrainian decision to embargo against Russia, "- said Yatsenyuk, RIA " Novosti ".
the Cabinet of Ministers of Russia has decided from 1 January to enter the food embargo on Ukraine. It was a response to the annexation of Kiev to the European sanctions against Russia. According to Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, Ukraine's losses from Russian food embargo will be hundreds and hundreds of million dollars. Remember, after tripartite consultations on Association of Ukraine with the EU, held in early October, the Head of the Mayor Alexei Ulyukayev said that the Russian Federation is not satisfied with the EU's proposals. Russia believes that the introduction of free trade regime between Ukraine and the EU under the current free trade regime between Ukraine and Russia will create rules for unregulated re-export to the Russian Federation European products, which could adversely affect domestic production in the absence of well-conceived and well-regulated free trade regime of the EU * Russia, Moscow at the moment to enter does not want. The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine and the European Parliament on 16 September 2014 ratified the Association agreement Kiev and Brussels, however, the use of the free trade agreement was delayed until 2016.